Handy Tips & Tricks for Zigbee2MQTT

Where are the logs?

How to debug

Creating a map of your Zigbee network

Webgui for HomeAssistant

How to disable the LED

serial:
port: /dev/ttyACM0
disable_led: true // the important part

How to change the friendly device name

devices:
'0x000b57fffe87af8c':
friendly_name: BulbHallway
retain: false

Make the network secure/unique

advanced:
network_key: GENERATE
pan_id: 0x1a62 // optional, change
ext_pan_id: [0xDD, 0xDD, 0xDD, 0xDD, 0xDD, 0xDD, 0xDD, 0xDD] // optional, change
channel: 11 // optional, change

Which devices are supported?

How can I update Zigbee2MQTT?

# Stop Zigbee2MQTT and go to directory
sudo systemctl stop zigbee2mqtt
cd /opt/zigbee2mqtt
# Backup configuration
cp -R data data-backup
# Update
git checkout HEAD -- npm-shrinkwrap.json
git pull
npm ci
# Restore configuration
cp -R data-backup/* data
rm -rf data-backup
# Start Zigbee2MQTT
sudo systemctl start zigbee2mqtt

Can I run Zigbee2MQTT in Docker?

More to come

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